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Ex-CIA head says Trump remarks on Russian Federation interference 'disgraceful'

Ex-CIA head says Trump remarks on Russian Federation interference 'disgraceful'

The Post reports that he has told aides he was especially disturbed after learning Mueller would be able to access several years of his tax returns. Justice Department spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores says Sessions stands by his previous assertion that he never had conversations with Russian officials about any type of interference with the election.


2 dead in Greece quake

2 dead in Greece quake

Turkey's nationwide commercial television news channel NTV reported that up to 70 people in Bodrum sought medical assistance in local hospitals after the natural disaster. Georges Kyritsis, the mayor of Kos, said that several people were injured due to the quake. Kos regional government official Giorgos Halkidios said the injured included people who were underneath a building that collapsed.


Philippines' Duterte says he'll never visit 'lousy' America

Philippines' Duterte says he'll never visit 'lousy' America

Massachusetts Congressman James McGovern said Duterte should never have been invited and threatened to lead protests should the Philippine leader decide to visit. Philippine leader Duterte told reporters, referring to McGovern. Meanwhile, four European Union lawmakers visiting the Philippines spoke of their concern over the "recent deterioration" of human rights in the country.


Philippines To Extend Martial Law In South To Year End

Philippines To Extend Martial Law In South To Year End

The Constitution allows the head of the State to enforce martial law for 60 days, which allows him "to use the armed forces to prevent or put an end to illegal violence, invasion or rebellion". Duterte declared martial law on May 23 soon after the predominantly Muslim city of Marawi on Mindanao island was laid siege to mainly by members of the Maute and Abu Sayyaf terror groups, with the ostensible aim of establishing an Islamic State caliphate there.


Jeremy Corbyn To Campaign In Scottish Marginals Over Summer

Jeremy Corbyn To Campaign In Scottish Marginals Over Summer

Mr Corbyn has set out plans for a summer campaign in nearly 100 target seats, including Telford, along with a "social media blitz" as Labour seeks to keep up its momentum from the general election. In a plea to SNP voters, Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale said only Labour can topple the Conservatives. The CFS describes its aims as "promoting Labour as a party committed to socialism on the basis of common ownership of the means of production, distribution and exchange".


Takata airbag recalls affecting Australian consumers

Takata airbag recalls affecting Australian consumers

About 12.45pm on Thursday, July 13, emergency services were called to the intersection of Mallee and Church streets after reports of a crash involving a Honda CRV and a Toyota Celica at the intersection. About 650,000 new airbags have since been refitted. NSW Police are now urging owners and drivers of affected cars to act as soon as possible. About 2.1 million cars in Australia could be affected by the recall, including Toyota, Mazda, BMW, Subaru, Nissan, Honda, Mitsubishi, Chrysler, ...